Senators Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.) and Mark Warner (D-Va.), who have led the Senate’s “Gang of Six” in pushing for bipartisan fiscal reform, will receive The Concord Coalition’s 2011 Paul E. Tsongas Economic Patriot Award tomorrow night.
Former Sen. Sam Nunn (D-Ga.), a member of Concord’s Board of Directors, will present the award at the organization’s 18th Annual Economic Patriots Dinner in Washington. The event will also include a panel discussion on the nation’s fiscal challenges and possible solutions.
Candy Crowley, CNN’s award-winning chief political correspondent and anchor of State of the Union with Candy Crowley, will serve as moderator. Panel members will be Warner and Chambliss; former Senator Evan Bayh (D-Ind.), now with McGuire Woods, LLP; former Senator Pete Domenici (R-N.M.), co-chair of the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Debt Reduction Task Force; Comeback America Initiative CEO and former U.S. Comptroller General David Walker, and Concord Coalition Executive Director Robert Bixby.